UPDATE: Incident along I-81 in Wythe County closes southbound shoulder

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UPDATE 10:04 a.m.: The traffic backup has cleared along I-81 in Wythe County following Wednesday morning’s incident, but VDOT says the southbound right shoulder is still closed at mile marker 75.

WYTHE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — An incident along I-81 South has closed lanes and backed up Wythe County traffic for a couple miles Wednesday morning.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says the southbound right lane and right shoulder are closed at mile marker 75 on I-81.

According to VDOT, traffic is currently backed up for approximately two miles at this time.

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